Agenda

The agenda for the in-person event taking place on the 23-24 May 2023 at the Novotel Hotel, London West.

Tuesday 23 May

08.30–9.00

Welcome to SCWS, SCF Small Cell Awards Shortlist

9:00–9.30

Keynote Speech

Session one: Ensuring a sustainable roadmap towards 6G

09.30–10.00

The roadmap to 2030

10:00–10.30

Resetting the connectivity landscape

10.30–11.00

Coffee break and networking

11:00–11.30

From non-standalone 5G to 5G standalone

11:30–12:00

Future of the RAN

12.00–12.30

Role of small network models for sustainability

12:30–13.30

Lunch and networking

Session two: Real world priorities for digital infrastructure

13:30–14:00

SCF Market status review

14:00–14:30

Connectivity and economic empowerment

14:30–15:00

Evolving enterprise demand

15:00–15:30

Coffee break and networking

15:30–16:00

Evolving digital ambitions of governments and policy makers

16:00–16:30

What are the critical technology enablers to meet these requirements?

16:30–17:00

Software roadmap

15:30–16:00

Evolving digital ambitions of governments and policy makers

19:00–LATE

Small Cell Awards Gala Dinner and winners ceremony

Wednesday 24 May

Session three: Architectures, splits and options

08.30–9.00

Getting real about splits

9:00–9.30

Panel: What is happening in the standards?

9.30–10.00

Getting real about vRAN

10:00–10.30

Getting real about mmWave

10:30–11:00

Coffee break and networking

Session four: The role of hybrid solutions for delivering a sustainable model

11:00–11:30

Session keynote: Public, private… and hybrid networks

11:30–12:00

Hybrid models for enterprise

12:00–12:30

Challenges and solutions

12:30–13.30

Lunch and networking

Session five: Repeatable the scalable models for private networks

13:30–14:00

Session keynote: Private networks – a window into the future?

14:00–14:30

Private network evolution

14:30–15:00

Impact of computing on private network models

15:00–15:30

WiFi – the ultimate private network success story?

15:30–16:00

Coffee break and networking

Session six: Global case for sharing and the emerging sharing models

16:00–16:30

Session keynote: The role of neutral hosts in delivering hyper-integrated next generation connectivity

16:30–17:00

Sharing and the evolution of investment, business and technology models